|Neurological sequelae of captivity|
This film depicts a variety of neurological syndromes resulting from captivity observed in British and Indian P.O.Ws repatriated from Japanese prison camps in south-east Asia after the end of the Second World War. Starting with a dramatic music score which continues throughout (highly unusual in a medical film), a narrator outlines the clinical signs and symptoms which are depicted, which include contractures and deformities of the hands local anaesthesias defects of vision and optic atrophy los...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; Deficiency Diseases; Gait; Ataxia
|Neuromuscular block - Wellcome Library|
An unconventional and delightful presentation by means of animated diagrams, actual experiments and stop-frame animated cartoon characters of the theory and clinical practice of muscle relaxants, with particular reference to tubocurarine, succinylcholine and decamethonium. Also discusses the electrical aspects of neuromuscular transmission. 2 segments.
Keywords: Neuromuscular Junction; Musculoskeletal Physiological Phenomena; Muscle Relaxants, Central; Drugs; Medical sciences; Physiology; Neuromuscular Junction; Musculoskeletal Physiological Phenomena; Muscle Relaxants, Central; Pharmacology
|Nitrous oxide-oxygen-ether anaesthesia: No 3 - Wellcome Library|
A highly technical film for the anaesthetist, showing the apparatus designed to deliver continuous flow of nitrous oxide and oxygen. Ether is shown being added to the mixture of gases in various quantities. Diagrams are used throughout with short sequences of anaesthetised patients in between. The film is structured in parts, as follows Preparation of Apparatus (showing correct flow meters), Induction, Introduction of Oxygen, then Ether, Maintenance...
Keywords: Imperial Chemical Industries, ltd Pharmaceuticals Division; Anesthesia; Anesthesia -- history; Anesthesia, Inhalation; Anesthesia, Inhalation -- history; Medical equipment; Respiratory systems; Medical treatment; Anesthesia; Anesthesia -- history; Anesthesia, Inhalation; Anesthesia, Inhalation -- history; Medicine
|Normal breastfeeding : infant management - Wellcome Library|
An instructional film looking at all aspects of breast feeding. Antenatal welfare and preparation is advised - the importance of good diet (sample meals are shown by a midwife) and the clinical examination of the breasts are encouraged. Postnatal management begins in hospital with the establishment of lactation during the 'Lying In' period the importance of hygiene around the nipple is encouraged. Shots then include the mother and baby at home - we see the preparation of the cot, nappy changing,...
Keywords: Breast Feeding; Maternal Behavior; Mothers; Maternal and child health; Breast Feeding; Maternal Behavior; Pregnant women